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[Bug 6775] DOM-to-DOM transform with method='html' needs to convert no-namespace nodes into the HTML namespace

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Date: Mon, 06 Apr 2009 15:30:02 +0000
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--- Comment #6 from Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>  2009-04-06 15:30:02 ---
(In reply to comment #5)
> >In any case, this needs to be triggered on the output method even though it is a DOM-to-DOM transform.
> Well, I don't think there's anything to stop you defining a process called say
> H5Transform which takes an XSLT stylesheet, processes the source document as
> defined in the XSLT specification, and then does some further processing on the
> result tree based on what you find in the xsl:output definition. That wouldn't
> require any changes to XSLT, and you could do it without waiting for a new XSLT
> release. You could even define it using XSLT 1.0 rather than 2.0 as the
> baseline.

Would it be OK to do this in a deliverable of the HTML WG or the Web Apps WG?
As noted in previous comments, regardless of which namespace HTML nodes are
assigned, DOM-to-DOM transform in a browser with method='html' needs to deviate
from the XSLT 1.0 spec by ASCII-lowercasing the local names in order to be
compatible with existing content, so at least that behavior needs a
specification home.

> >I think this the XSLT spec should specify this behavior.
> I don't.


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